NYSCAS: New York School of Career and Applied Studies

The Computer Science Department offers three major degree programs: Information Technology: Network Administration and Security, Information Systems: Programming, and Digital Multimedia Design.

Associate degree in:

  1. Information Technology: Network Administration and Security.
  2. Information Systems: Programming
  3. Digital Multimedia Design

Bachelor degree in:

  1. Information Technology: Network Administration and Security.
  2. Information Systems: Programming
  3. Digital Multimedia Design

 

Internship and research opportunities are available to qualified students. The Computer Science program includes hands-on courses utilizing the College's computer facilities as well as theoretical courses in Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, and Database Concepts and Design. Laboratory assistants are assigned in each center to provide assistance to students.

The College offers cutting-edge programs in computer theory and practical applications. The coursework is rigorous and designed to give students the latest tools and skills to find successfull jobs in the computer field. The equipment in the computer laboratories is modern and the courses are up-to-date and taught by practicing professionals.


Information Technology: Network Administration and Security

Degree Requirements

Associate in Science Degree (60 Credits including 30 credits in Liberal Arts)

A degree in Information Technology: Network Administration and Security provides students with the technical skills and knowledge needed to work with computing systems and network-driven information systems. In this program, students build a solid foundation of current knowledge in network and system administration and security. They also develop skills in computer systems hardware and software installation, upgrade, troubleshooting, and management; as well as network design implementation, administration and security. This track offers an Associate's in Science and Bachelor's of Science degrees.

Required College Core (minimum 24 credits):

GLL 110/111 Introduction to College Writing (or exemption) 4
GLL 121 College Writing I 4
GLL 122 College Writing II 4
GLL _ _ _ Literature 3
GHS/GPL American Studies 3
GHS/GJS/GSO/GPS Ethnic or Judaic Studies 3
GSM 130/132 College Mathematics/Workshop (If exempt must take other math course; Statistics recommended) 3/1
GCO 120 Fundamentals of Computers with Microcomputer Applications 4

Business Base:

There is no Business Base for this degree.

 

Major Requirement (30 credits including electives):

GCO 141 Introduction to Programming 3
GCO 147 Computer Hardware,Software and System Security 3
GCO 156 Electronics for Computers and Data Communications 3
GCO 202 Networking Essentials 3
GCO 228 Advanced Computer Hardware and System Security 3
GCO 354/234 Local Area Network Concepts and Software / Applications 3/1
GCO 355/236 Advanced Local Area Network Architectures and Software / Applications 3/1

 

Three Electives from the following (9 credits):

GCO 223 /125 Wide Area Network I /Lab 3/1
GCO 245 Unix Operating System 3
GCO 260 Computer Architecture 3
GCO 275 Advanced Internet Tools and Web Page Design 3
GCO 343 Database Concepts and design 3
GCO _ _ _ Other Approved Computer Science Elective 3

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Information systems: Programming

Business Management & Administration and Information Systems Management is closely interrelated with the success of virtually any business or organization today and by all accounts will be even more so in the future. Upon completion of the program, students will be proficient in Java programming language, database systems, and operating systems as well as many application software packages all dealing with efficient information usage. This track offers an Associate's in Science or Bachelor's of Science degrees.

Degree Requirements

Associate in Science Degree (62 Credits including 30 credits in Liberal Arts)

Required College Core (minimum 24 credits):

GLL 110/111 Introduction to College Writing (or exemption) 4
GLL 121 College Writing I 4
GLL 122 College Writing II 4
GLL _ _ _ Literature 3
GHS/GPL American Studies 3
GHS/GJS/GSO/GPS Ethnic or Judaic Studies 3
GSM 130/132 College Mathematics/Workshop (If exempt must take other math course; Statistics recommended) 3/1
GCO 120 Fundamentals of Computers with Microcomputer Applications 4

 

Business Base (minimum 15 credits):

GBA 101/103 Principles of Accounting I 3/1
GBA 102/104 Principles of Accounting II 3/1
GBE 101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
GBE 102 Principles of Microeconomics 3
GBM 101 Principles of Management 3

Major Requirements (18 credits including electives )

GCO 141 Intoduction to Programming 3
GCO 147 Computer Hardware,Software and System Security 3
GCO 220/220.6 Java I / Lab 3/1
GCO 222 Java II 3
GCO 343 Database Concept and Design 3

 

One Elective from the following (3 credits):

GCO 156 Electronics for Computers & Data Communications 3
GCO 230 C++ Programming Language 3
GCO 270 Visual Basic I 3
GCO 272 Visual Basic II 3
GCO 228 Advance Computer Hardware & Sytem Security 3
GCO 366 Projects in Programming 3
GCO 443 Advance Topics in Database 3
GCO _ _ _ Other Approved Computer Science Elective 3

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Certificate in Digital Multimedia Design (26 credits)

This certificate utilizes design theory in conjunction with popular software packages to prepare students for entry-level graphic design and page layout positions.

GCD 130 Survey of PC Applications 4
GCD 150 Foundations of Design I 3
GCD 155 Foundations of Design II 3
GCD 230 Digital Multimedia Design I 3
GCD 231 Digital Multimedia Design II 3
GCD 235 Computer Graphic Design I 3
GCD 236 Computer Graphic Design II 3
GCD 263 Web Page Design I/Lab Or approved Digital Multimedia Design elective/Lab 4
GBU 099 Job Development Workshop 0


Associate in Science in Digital Multimedia Design

Degree Requirements

Associate in Science Degree ( 60 Credits including 30 credits in Liberal Arts )

Students in the AS, Associate of Science, degree program in Digital Multimedia Design acquire the knowledge, skills, and conceptual framework necessary for entry-level positions in the graphic design and web publishing fields. Students become familiar with creative graphic design, page layout, typography, digital imaging, web page design, and historical and social influences on the graphic arts and media, in order to work and progress effectively within the industry. With an AS degree, students receive a sufficient base in both design theory and software applications used in the print and web environment. Students choose from a variety of electives to enhance their learning experience. With an AS degree in Digital Multimedia Design, students develop the qualifications for the following positions:

  • Assistant Art Director
  • Assistant Web Designer
  • Production Assistant
  • Digital Illustrator
  • Digital Retoucher

Required College Core (minimum 24 credits):

GLL 110/111 Introduction to College Writing (or exemption) 4
GLL 121 College Writing I 4
GLL 122 College Writing II 4
GLL _ _ _ Literature 3
GHS/GPL American Studies 3
GHS/GJS/GSO/GPS Ethnic or Judaic Studies 3
GSM 130/GSS _ College Mathematics or Science 3 or 4
GCO 120 Fundamentals of Computers with Microcomputer Applications 4

 

Business Base:

There is no Business Base for this degree.

Major Requirements: (32 credits)

GCD 130 Survey of PC Applications 4
GCD 150 Foundations of Design I 3
GCD 155 Foundations of Design II 3
GCD 230 Digital Multimedia Design I 3
GCD 231 Digital Multimedia Design II 3
GCD 235 Computer Graphic Design I 3
GCD 236 Computer Graphic Design II 3
GCD 263 Web Design I/Lab 4

 

Two electives from the following (6 credits)

GHS / GCD 111 History of Graphic Design 3
GCA 141/142 Art of Western Civilization 3 each
GCA 166 Introduction to the Visual Arts 4
GCD 201 Exploring Typography 3
GCD 221 Photography 3
GCA 224 Drawing and Painting I 4
GCD 291 Principles of 2D Animation 3
GCD 360 Video Production Studio 3
GCD 451 Special Topics 3

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Bachelor's of Science Degree

Information Technology: Network Administration and Security (120 credits including 60 credits in Liberal Arts)

A degree in Information Technology: Network Administration and Security provides students with the technical skills and knowledge needed to work with computing systems and network-driven information systems. In this program, students build a solid foundation of current knowledge in network and system administration and security. They also develop skills in computer systems hardware and software installation, upgrade, troubleshooting, and management; as well as network design implementation, administration and security. This track offers an Associate's in Science or Bachelor's of Science degrees.

Required College Core (36 credits):

GLL 110/111 Introduction To College Writing or Exemption (or exemption) 4
GLL 121 College Writing I 4
GLL 122 College Writing II 4
GLL_ _ _ Literature (2 courses) 6
GHS/GPL _ _ _ American Studies (2 courses) 6
GHS/GSO/GJS/GPS Ethnic or Judaic Studies 3
GSM 130/132 College Mathematics/Workshop (If exempt must take other math course; Statistics recommended) 3/1
GSS/GSB/GSC/GSP Science 3 or 4
GCO 120 Fundamentals of Computers with Microcomputer Applications 4
GCA Speech 3

 

Major Requirements (60 Credits including electives)

GCO 141 Introduction to Programming 3
GCO 147 Computer Hardware,Software and System Security 3
GCO 156 Electronics for Computers and Data Communications 3
GCO 202 Networking Essentials 3
GCO 223 /125 Wide Area Networks I /Lab 3/1
GCO 224 /127 Wide Area Networks II /Lab 3/1
GCO 228 Advanced Computer Hardware and System Security 3
GCO 231 Fundamentals of Network Security 3
GCO 245 UNIX Operating System 3
GCO 311 Wireless Networks 3
GCO 321 Computer Forensics 3
GCO 325 Advanced Network Security 3
GCO 343 Database Concepts & Design 3
GCO 353 Data Communications 3
GCO 354/234 Local Area Network Concepts and Software / Applications 3/1
GCO 355/236 Advanced Local Area Network Architectures and Software / Applications 3/1
GCO 498 Internship in Computer Science 3

 

Three Electives from the following (9 credits):

GCO 232 Advanced Programming 3
GCO 250 Advance Unix Operating System 3
GCO 260 Computer Architecture 3
GCO 275 Advanced Internet Tools and Web Page Design 3
GCO 315 Voice over IP Fundamentals 3
GCO 356 Advanced Topics in LAN 3
GCO 443 Advanced Topics in Database 3
GCO 462 Advanced Topics in Data Communications 3
GCO _ _ _ Other Approved Computer Science Electives 9

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Information Systems: Programming (120 credits including 60 credits in Liberal Arts)

Business Management & Administration and Information Systems management is closely interrelated with the success of virtually any business or organization today and by all accounts will be even more so in the future. Upon completion of the program, students will be proficient in Java programming language, database systems, and operating systems as well as many application software packages all dealing with efficient information usage. This track offers an Associate's in Science or Bachelor's of Science degrees.

Required College Core (minimum 36 credits):

GLL 110/111 Introduction To College Writing (or exemption) 4
GLL 121 College Writing I 4
GLL 122 College Writing II 4
GLL_ _ _ Literature (2 courses) 6
GHS/GPL _ _ _ American Studies (2 courses) 6
GHS/GSO/GJS/GPS Ethnic or Judaic Studies 3
GSM 130/132 College Mathematics/Workshop (If exempt must take other math course; Statistics recommended) 3/1
GSS/GSB/GSC/GSP Science 3 or 4
GCO 120 Fundamentals of Computers with Microcomputer Applications 4
GCA Speech 3

 

Business Base (minimum 18 credits):

GBA 101/103 Principles of Accounting I 3/1
GBA 102/104 Principles of Accounting II 3/1
GBE 101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
GBE 102 Principles of Microeconomics 3
GBM 101 Principles of Management 3
GSM 140 or
GSM 261
Stastics/Workshop * 3

* Prerequists College Math or exemption; Fulfils core requirements for Math.

 

Major Requirements (44 credits including electives)

GCO 141 Introduction to Programming 3
GCO 147 Computer Hardware,Software and System Security 3
GCO 218 Advanced Database Tutorial 1
GCO 220/220.6 Java I 3/1
GCO 222 Java II 3
GCO 260 Computer Architecture 3
GCO 264 Data Structures I 3
GCO 343 Database Concepts & Design 3
GCO 352 Structured Systems Analysis 3
GCO 364 Data Structures II 3
GCO 498 Internship in Computer Science 3

 

Four Electives from the following (12 credits):

GCO 156 Electronics for Computers & Data Communications 3
GCO 230 C++ Programming Language 3
GCO 245 Unix Operating Systems 3
GCO 270 Visual Basic I 3
GCO 272 Visual Basic II 3
GCO 228 Advanced Computer Hardware & Sytem Security 3
GCO 366 Projects in Programming 3
GCO 443 Advanced Topics in Database 3
GCO 451 Special Topics in Computer Science 3
GCO _ _ Other Approved Computer Science Electives 3

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Bachelor of Science in Digital Multimedia Design (120 credits including 60 credits in Liberal Arts)

Students in the Baccalaureate of Science (BS) degree program in Digital Multimedia Design acquire the knowledge, skills and conceptual framework necessary to work in the graphic design, web publishing, and mobile application design industries. Students become familiar with creative graphic design, page layout, typography, digital imaging, web page design, and historical and social influences on the graphic arts and media. Students choose from a variety of electives to enhance their learning experience. With a BS degree, students not only receive a sufficient base in both design theory and software applications used in the print and web environment, they also produce a professional level print and web based portfolio of their work so that they may compete in the job market or apply to enter a masters level design program to pursue an advanced degree.

 

Required College Core (minimum 36 credits):

GLL 110/111 Introduction To College Writing (or exemption) 4
GLL 121 College Writing I 4
GLL 122 College Writing II 4
GLL_ _ _ Literature (2 courses) 6
GHS/GPL _ _ _ American Studies (2 courses) 6
GHS/GSO/GJS/GPS Ethnic or Judaic Studies 3
GSM 130/132 College Mathematics/Workshop (If exempt must take other math course; Statistics recommended) 3/1
GSS/GSB/GSC/GSP Science 3 or 4
GCO 120 Fundamentals of Computers with Microcomputer Applications 4
GCA Speech 3

 

Major Requirements: (63 credits):

GCD 130 Survey of PC Applications 4
GCD 150 Foundations of Design I 3
GCD 155 Foundations of Design II 3
GCA 166 Introduction to the Visual Arts 3
GCA 224 Drawing and Painting I 3
GCD 230 Digital Multimedia Design I 3
GCD 231 Digital Multimedia Design II 3
GCD 235 Computer Graphic Design I 3
GCD 236 Computer Graphic Design II 3
GCD 262 Digital Multimedia Design III 3
GCD 263 Web Design I /Lab 4
GCD 264 Web Design II 3
GCD 267 Computer Graphic Design III 3
GCD 302 Web Design III 3
GCD 335 Advanced Design Studio 3
GCD 490 Senior Portfolio 3
GCD 498 Internship in Multimedia Design 3

 

Three (3) department approved electives from the following (9 credits)

GCD / GHS 111 History of Graphic Design 3
GCA 141/142 Art of Western Civilization 3 each
GCA 168 Mass Media in America 3
GCD 201 Exploring Typography 3
GCD 221 Photography 3
GCA 225 Drawing and Painting II 3
GCD 291 Principles of 2D Animation 3
GCD 357 Computer Illustration 3
GCD 320 Information Design 3
GCD 360 Video Production Studio 3
GCD 451 Special Topicsn 3
GCD 480 Senior Project 3

 


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